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Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
conducted by our c.i.a. principally in pakistan, afghanistan and somalia that will be our focus in a few moments. filmmaker and activist robert greenwald is back from pakistan where he tried determine if strikes which washington says are targeted on terrorists are making the u.s. any safer or rather creating a new generation of anti--american militants. now according to pakistani foreign minister, hina rabbani khar, things are making it worse. >> you're creating a thousand more people who will go in the ranks of al-qaeda and the taliban because they feel that when civilians die and illegal activity happens in another territory, it is a hostile one and it is something which has reaction. >> john: we'll have more on drone warfare in a moment. first for the latest on the algerian hostage crisis, we're joined by carlo munoz staff writer, following the story. thank you for following the story tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> john: what is the latest? they say the assault is over but apparently some prisoners are still, in fact, being held. >> that's what -- sort of where the situation
Current
Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
is back from pakistan to determine if strikes are strickly targeted targeted on terrorists are making americans safer or creating a new generation ofant i-american militants. >> you are creating 1,000 morminds in people who will go in the ranks of the al qaeda and taliban and feel illegal activity happens it is a hostile one and something that has reaction. >> we will have more on the dron warfare in a moment. first on the crisis we are joined by the staff writer for defense and national defense for the hill. >> thank you for having me. >> what is the latest? officials say the assault is over but some prisoners are still being held. >> that's where the situation stands right now. you mentioned alger an special forces and the numbers regarding the hostages still on the -- at the facility, it is just as murky as the numbers coming out as who were killed and who escaped. some reports have said as many as two americans are still on the facility under lock and key by the militants who are there. again, reports vary. >> are
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
our government carries out these kinds of attacks is of course in pakistan. in 2010 we saw what the obama administration was going to be like on this score. there was a u.s. drone strike in pakistan roughly every three days in 2010. 9 new america foundation tracks these things and their record shows it was an unprecedented spike in terms of how frequently we were killing people in pakistan using this particular method of killing people even though pakistan is supposedly not a war zone for us, at least not more than anywhere else in the world. interestingly, though, in 2013 it dropped off. in 2011 we launched from dropping drone strikes in pakistan roughly every three days to launching them on average every five days. then in 2012 it dropped off even further. we were launching a drone strike in pakistan about every seven or eight days as of 2012. well, how is this year shaping up? it is january 10th. so so far there have only been ten days in 2013. of those ten days in 2013 so far we have launched a drone strike in pakistan on seven out of those ten days. now, maybe that is an ab
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
on a plan to exempt the drone attacks in pakistan from a list of operations that would be covered under newly enacted rules. areas covered in the so-called play book include the process for adding names to kill lists, the principles for killing u.s. citizens abroad, and the command chain for authorizing cia or u.s. military strikes outside war zones. the exemption of drone strikes in pakistan would allow the cia to continue carrying them without -- tearing them without a legal framework for a to two years. the hostage standoff in a jury of his ended in the deaths of dozens of people, including up to 48 of the captured workers. algerian forces say they recovered at least 25 bodies after storming the militant held gas complex saturday, bringing the confirmed death toll to least 80. witnesses say the hostages were brutally executed. the toll could have been worse as hundreds of hostages had earlier managed to escape. a will on islamist fighter has claimed responsibility for the attack on behalf of the al qaeda. the militants who took the complex claimed there were doing so to seek an end t
FOX News
Jan 3, 2013 8:00am PST
leader was among 13 killed in two u.s. drone strikes in pakistan jenna: right now a murder trial is going on in arizona for a woman who admitted, admitted to murdering her boyfriend. now she has changed her story a few times. first, she insisted she didn't do it. she would never do something like that. then she said she did kill him, and it was self-defense. rick folbaum has latest on this story, rick? >> you get a sense where this trial is going to go hearing the defense attorney's opening argument. she told the jury flat-out that jodi arias killed her former boyfriend but says arias was forced to kill him and the defense's case will explain why. travis alexander was found dead back in 2008, five days after jodi arias shot him in the face, stabbed him 27 times and slit his throat. she certainly left nothing to chance but her lawyer says she only did it because alexander was an abusive sexual deviant. >> had joe di not been forced to defend herself, none of us would be here. in that one minute had jodi not chosen to defend herself, she would not be here. >> reporter: the prosecutor saying
FOX
Jan 3, 2013 6:00am EST
. try one today. america runs on dunkin'. . >>> a u.s. drone strike killed 13 people in pakistan including a top commander who -- when a truce with them. pakistan's military considered him a key to keeping the peace in pakistan. >>> over in care yitzhak rabin the united nations is raising the number of dead to 60,000. -- over in syria, the united nations is raising the number dead of to 60,000. a free lance american journalist working in syria was kidnapped by gunmen. the family of james foley just made the announcement. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is recover first thing blood clot at home this morning. these picture shower leaving the new york hospital yesterday, first time she had been seen publicly since early december. doctors say commit is making good progress and she is confined -- and they are confident she will make a full recovery. >>> coming up, the road to the super bowl has a friendly wager between the two mayors. we'll have that coming up next. fox 5 morning news comes right back . >>> skins fans are gearing up for the first round playoff match-up for the
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 10:00am EST
headquarters. he was an advisor to four president. -- presidents. he led the afghanistan-pakistan review. bruce has written two books in his time here. a third is about to come out. the first two were about al qaeda. the search for al qaeda and the deadly embrace. the new book coming out next month is "avoiding armageddon." it is about the us -- pakistan -- u.s.-pakistan relationship. general stanley mcchrystal spent 34 years in the new oteri. he was -- in the military. he was the director of the joint staff. in military circles, this five- year. of -- five-year period of joint special operations command is what makes them memorable and historic. the reality is that he has done more to carry the fight to al qaeda since 2001 than any other person in this department, possibly in the country. after that, bob gates got up, and the secretary of defense called him one of the finest men at arms this country as ever produced, then continued over the past decade, no single american has inflicted more fear and more loss of life on our country most vicious and violent enemies than dan mcchrystal -- stan m
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm EST
and successful diplomatic intervention in afghanistan, pakistan, and sedan. -- sudan. historians will be judged his senate years on his impact on foreign policy at much the same way so many people recognized ted kennedy's impact on domestic policy. from his many years in the u.s. senate, he has developed a very personal understanding that we represent not just states or governments, but also people. i want to ask john why he loves the senate. he said it is the pride he feels in trying to get things done for people. for three years now, he has been working quietly to help a father from massachusetts, whose two sons were kidnapped and taken to eject. john even called former president mubarak and had a screaming match with him about it. five times he has been to egypt and every time, colin has been at the top of his list in every meeting. every senator has -- it is what we do. we fight for people back,. as secretary, john will understand that and bend over backwards to help us do that. he will be a terrific bridge from the hill to the administration. i know that john kerry cares deeply about our c
CNN
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am PST
weapon. pakistan is probably building more nuclear weapons than any other country in the world. pakistan is a very fragile system that can disintegrate at any time. we're not prepared for that. the whole challenge of the persian gulf, we're not prepared for that. i think it's accurate to say that by appointing the secretary of state and the secretary of defense that he has, john kerry and hagel, they're communicating accurately the minimalist approach to the world. you can make a case for that. but neither, neither of them nor the president has a positive vision of how you're going to deal with a worldwide virus that is increasingly destabilizing the planet. and that's what's happening from pakistan through north africa to syria and i think potentially in europe and the united states. >> i have less than a minute here. i need one-word answers from you. joe biden made a bit of a slip up talking about how hap he was going to be president of the united states. >> joe biden would be happy to be president of the united states and i think he is planning to run, if possible. >> quickly. >> i th
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 9:35pm EST
is between the mountains of pakistan and afghanistan. today, or previously, he opposed the president's surge in afghanistan. these are issues that need to be addressed. where does he think afghanistan is going to go? why did he think that afghanistan was such a vital, strategic interest and then when the president himself tries to address the issue, he does not support that position? so senator chuck hagel -- i keep putting him in o ffice -- has meant a lot of statements over the years about the middle east and central asia that i think have to be addressed. the is -- the issue that the u.s.-israel relationship was brought up produce the has to be put in context. i think the caller started down that road, which is the fact that it is not simply about israel and the u.s., it is all about the statements that senator chuck hagel made on sanctionsmade on sanctions on id talking with the dictatorship in syria about not signing a resolution or not signing on to a resolution about hezbollah and asking europe to designate hezbollah as a terrorist organization. despite the fact that the killed hundre
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 12:30pm EST
three questions. one is afghanistan, the sec is pakistan. with regard to afghanistan, i wanted to ask you about the first question relates to president karzai and the leches ahead of them. when he was here just a couple of weeks ago, i had the chance to visit with him in leader mcconnel's office and a number of senators as well. and to ask him directly about the elections and ask him about my second question. but i wanted to get your sense of where you see those lexes going. what efforts you can undertake to make sure that they are free and fair because they've been, i think, central to the next chapter in this transition. i just wanted to comment on that. the second question as it relates to afghanistan is one that senator boxer raised and her work on this has been exemplary, on women and girls and in particular, i have a -- an amendment that we got through the national defense authorization act which would require both state and defense to file a report on the efforts to promote the security of afghan women and girls just by way of itemization monitoring and responding to changes in
WHUT
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
are looking at this, is there are regions of yemen or pakistan where president obama has authorized the u.s. to strike even if they don't know the identities of the people that are striking. the so-called signature strike policy. the idea of being a military- aged man in these areas, there targets based on their gender and age and geographic presence, those are going to be legitimate targets? >> explain that. >> this is something that started under the bush administration. when president obama first took office, he was briefed on this by the then director or outgoing director of the cia, michael hayden. they had developed this policy called signature strikes. if an individual had contact with certain other individuals, traveling a certain area, as certain times, gathering with a certain number of people there was a presumption they must be up to no good, that they are suspected militants or terrorists in the u.s. could take pre-emptive action against those people. and by that i mean, killing them with a missile. there was authorization to do that. in some cases the president has pre-clear
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
served as a senior advisor as recently as 2011 for afghanistan and pakistan to the late richard holbrook, a former munk debater. ladies and gentlemen, dean vali nasser. [applause] now, when you think of provocative conversation on a big foreign policy challenges of the day, you have to think about our next debater. his flagship global affairs program on cnn is seen in over 200 countries worldwide. but he is anything but a talking head on cable tv. he writes a highly respected column for the post and is the editor at large of "time" magazine. his numerous best selling books include "the post-american world" and "the future of freedom." please welcome back broadcaster and journalist, fareed zakaria. [applause] now we are just momenting from getting our debate under way but before we hear from opening statements, one again i'm going to need this audience's assistance as the night goes on to make sure our debaters stay on time in terms of their opening and closing remarks and that we move forward as a debate together. so you will see this countdown clock, this handy clock appear. when it rea
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
and pakistan. ladies and gentlemen, dean vali nasr. [cheers and applause] now, when you think of provocative conversation on the big foreign policy challenge of the day you have to think about our next debater. his program on cnn is seen in over 200 countries worldwide but he's anything but a talking head on tv. he writes a column for "the washington post" and is the edit or "time" magazine. please welcome back to the munk debate stage journalist fareed zakaria. [cheers and applause] now we're moments from getting our debate under way but before we hear opening statements, once again, i need this audience assist answer to make sure our debaters stay on time in terms of their opening and closing remark and we move forward as a debate together. so you will see this countdown clock, this clock appear. when it reaches zero applaud. this will let our debaters know that their time is over for their opening and closing statements. before we kick off the debate let's see how the 3,000 people gathered today voted on our resolution that the world cannot tolerate iran with nuclear weapons. let's see t
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm EST
. he was advisor to four presidents, president obama asked him to lead his afghanistan-pakistan policy review in early 2009 and he did that for a couple of months before happily, for us, returning to brookings. bruce has written already two books in the time he's been here, actually a third is about to come out, i'll mention that in just a second, but the first two were about al qaeda and then about the u.s.-pakistan relationship "the deadly embrace." . his new book, coming out next month is "avoiding armageddon" and it's the story about the u.s.-india-pakistan relationship and crisis management over the last half century or so. general stan mcchrystal is a 1976 graduate of west point. spent 34 years in the u.s. army. retiring as a four-star general in the summer of 2010. he has been commander in afghanistan. he was the director of the joint staff. but perhaps in military circles, most of all, as i mentioned, this five-year period at joint special operations command makes him memorable and historic. general casey at his retirement ceremony in 2010 said that the reality is that stan has
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
. iraq, afghanistan and pakistan so every country in the world we are under the kind of contracting world that i think do interfere with our capacity to get the best deal, particularly when it comes to security that we should in these countries where the threats unfortunately are going to always be with us. >> should we look to extend that to the drc come to somalia? >> there was an article i think in one of the newspapers today that went into some detail. basically years has started. federal law required the state department to select the cheapest rather than the best contractor to provide local card services at its embassies abroad and there's that old saying you get what you pay for and this lowest price provision started off in 1990, but it has just stayed with us and i would respectfully request that this committee would take a hard look at it. you can't do a total lifting of it for everybody at least look at the highest post where obviously we did it for iraq and afghanistan and pakistan and the countries that you are naming our countries that i think would fall into that category.
CNN
Jan 4, 2013 9:00am PST
and articulating for women to be educated all over pakistan. there's a problem with that. that's going to continue. she's gathered hundreds of thousands of people that signed petitions calling for her to be given the nobel peace prize. that's how much of an impact this girl has had around the world. >> what about the folks, the extremists who tried to kill her? were they ever caught? was anybody brought to justice? >> the pakistani authorities say that they've been rounding up the people they believe are responsible in terms of the trigger men. but the people who issued the ortds, the taliban leadership pakistan and afghanistan, obviously they haven't been brought to justice. what the taliban has said is that it will try again to kill mala malala because of her continued comments regarding educate. the death threat is not lifted. >> does she have security? are people trying to protect her and her family to make sure they don't get to her? >> i'm sure there are. they're not very visible, but the british security sfts is aware of the threat against her. there have been threats against her life and t
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am EST
of afghanistan and pakistan -- previously opposed the surge in afghanistan. these are issues the need to be addressed. where do we think afghanistan is going to go? why did he think at one point that afghanistan was such a strategic interest? senator hagel has made a lot of statements over the years about the middle east and central asia that i think have to be addressed. israel-u.s. relationships have to be put into context. i think the caller started them. but the fact is not simply that it is between the u.s. and israel, there are statements the senator made on the sanctions on iran. top of the dictatorship in syria. not signing on to a resolution, asking europe to designate hezbollah as a terrorist organization. on and on. the context suggests that his views about the middle east and his use about the palestinian it-is really conflict have to be brought together with those other statements to get a bigger picture of how he thinks about the middle east. i think it is rare that a nominee -- i do think that people often say the president should give deference to his and -- to his app
Current
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
tint, pakistan use -- i mean at this point pakistan was a country where america was admired widely. our image in that nation was plummeted because in large measure because of this drone policy we have. i think the real problem is that you know, because we can do something, we haven't slowed down to ask should we do it? yeah, we had the technology, smart people who can run a drone. well what about the human element here where we make sure that we are respecting civilians, that we make sure that there is a quantum of proof that is reviewable before we decide to execute a human being including a u.s. citizen. and of course, all of this stuff is made a little more complicated because you take a guy like anwar al-awlaki bad guy. no doubt about it. and if you use a policy to get after a bad guy, then you never review the policy because the outcome was a bad guy. but we need to review this policy and start getting our hands around it to say does america want to be a country that abandoned the rule of law that abandoned the geneva convention, that doesn't have any reviewability, that doesn't --
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am EST
in pakistan, she was moved to this british hospital for more intensive therapy. she will go now to her family's home, the temporary home in london, she will continue to be treated and the hospital as an outpatient. she will get cranial reconstructive surgery later this month or early february. you can see her there waving and talking to the nurses. you can see some of the scarring left behind from the bullet she took. that is good as for her family and they will stay in the u.k. for at least a couple of years. her father has been given a job with the pakistani consulate in london so they will be there for 3-5 years. >> idaho senator michael crapo faces arraignment this morning on dui charges. >> he was arrested last month after allegedly running a red light in alexandria. he felt several field sobriety tests. he issued an apology saying he accepted responsibility. sentencing today for the former fbi agent found guilty in a deadly drunk driving cash -- crashed in brandywine in 2011. he faces up to 13 years in prison and prosecutors say he was drunk when he hit a car driven by an 18-year-old. t
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am EST
pakistan when gunmen ambushed a van killing five female teachers and two health workers. the teachers were on their way home from a community center when the gunmen stopped the van and pulled a young boy from the van and opened fire. no group has claimed responsibility for this attack. >>> tomorrow the students from newtown, connecticut will find their old backpacks, old desks at a new school. the survivors of the shooting massacre at sandy hook elementary will return to class in the neighboring town of monroe tomorrow. >>> the state of pennsylvania is planning to file a lawsuit against the ncaa. they reacted to the jerry sandusky scandal by taking away wins, reducing scholarships and temporarily banning penn state from competing in the post- season. it includes a $90 million fine -- $60 million fine. state and federal lawmakers have raised objections to the money being spent outside pennsylvania. the state's lawsuit will argue the money should remain in pennsylvania. >>> 4:36. breezy and cool is what you can expect when you head outside. olga is in for howard and has the details coming up
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
down drone attacks on al qaeda affiliates in pakistan, yemen, will not use other counterterrorism resources to identify, locate and detain the terrorists involved in the death of our ambassador and others in libya. this inconsistent policy may stem from the president's hasty campaign promise to shut down guantanamo bay, gitmo, prematurely transfer detention facilities in iraq and afghanistan. in doing so the president effectively ended america's ability to detain and interrogate terrorists, depriving the f.b.i., the c.i.a. and other agencies of critical opportunities to obtain information on al qaeda networks. today, as the case of benghazi suspect harzi, has demonstrated, the united states is completely reliant on the cooperation of host countries to detain on our behalf and selectively allow access to suspects. as in the case of harzi, as demonstrated, this approach is fraught with diplomatic roadblocks, costing critical time and getting information from suspects to track terrorist networks. perhaps that is why president obama so often opts to use lethal drone strikes to kill te
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
a suspectedu drone strike in pakistan's tribal areas. the target, three taliban compounds. it is believed two major commanders are among the dead, in the unsupervised bomb squads. that's the third u.s. drone strike in five days itch there was a sharp divide in congress between those who voted for the fiscal cliff bill and those who did not -- taxes versus spending. but will those differences come up again in the debt ceiling debate? we have jeff duncan, a republican from south carolina, and representative elliot engle, a democrat from new york. gentlemen, thank you for joining us. representative duncan, you voted against the fiscal cliff deal. tell us why? >> absolutely. we are not in this situation in america with our economy and our government because we have under-taxed americans. we are here because we spend too much money. this plan had over $40 of tax revenue increases for every dollar that was cult. it should be $44 for cuts fur every dollar increased. >> you voted for the deal, wiam sure, reservations, as many have excess expressed? >> you either accept the deal or go over the fiscal
KRON
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
. in a three day rampage, 10 gunman from a pakistan debased militant group that out groupmumbai , attacking a crowded train station, a jewish center and the landmark yaj mahal hotel. headley helped plan the attack and videotape target for the gunman. he faced a maximum of life in prison. he agreed to cooperate and pleaded guilty to avoid a ♪♪ ♪ this is iamazinaz how did diyou fiu us? u i thoughout we mig mht be blatela so i h iad a fibefir analanysis dise and ansure ereugh,ugwe 're fae ly.ly but buyou'reu'ot eotn shn dded you're..re.cruncru?! that hap hpens snsetimet. and you yohelp klpp pep le flel lwithwiholehorainraiberb justju like iku guu . [ femalema announner ]erhey'e differenert, but bhe shee. new frw osted temini-wniats atn [ cr[ unch! ch ...o..f wholwhgraigrfibefi thatth helpseleep eeu fuu . it's a b aig bre bfastfa. [ cr[ unch! ch ...i..n new nelittli bis t smilsm! ohhh bhhring ingin!in ooohhhohooh! h! new nehoney nenchencof oofssm! sgreegrk gherehe we goe orainra honehoy corncoflakesaknd ndunksunf grf k yok rt.rt i'i'm tasttag bog the togurog d thd honehoat tat sam st
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 3:00am PST
mission or return to pakistan? joining us now is the president of act for america, and the author bridgette gabriel. >> good morning, just to recap, let's tell malala's story again. she has been a champion for years of girls education in pakistan. she wants equal rights. she had a blog she spoke out about what was like being a young girl in the swat valley in pakistan, for all of that targeted tore the for the taliban and pulled over her school bus as she was on the way home from school and shot her in the head. miraculously, she survived, thanks to the great work of some pakistan and british doctors. she's now out of the hospital. what's the update on malala and what's next for her? >> she is out of the hospital and her father got a job in britain so her family will remain in britain, where she will be a little bit safer. they will have a little bit of security. but her life, it's going to be an uphill battle trying to protect ser he have from now on because she has become a symbol of freedom to many women in the islamic world and this is why she is he' going to remain a target a
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 3:00am PST
extent pakistan is playing a role in these conversations. >> reporter: that's a good question. obviously pakistan will have to play a significant role. we're trying to get more information on that as we go forward. having been in pakistan just more than a year ago for the death of osama bin laden, the challenges that exist there are as great as any, especially given waziristan and the areas where the two countries border, but also those avenues for the u.s. to be able to receive all of the munitions that it needs and its supply lines so pakistan will clearly be critical in terms of the u.s. conversation going forward. >> steve rattner? >> so chuck, just back to guns for a second. any guesses yet on what the shape of an obama package would look like and when it would come? >> well, it seems -- first of all, they said it's going to be in the state of the union. that's number one. the second is that it would -- you know, there seems to be that they're going around -- they want to push something on the magazines. push more on this mental health check aspect. i think they're going to throw th
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2013 3:00am PST
in pakistan. >> and it's happened in pakistan. and the long-term impact -- i've said here -- the long-term impact of indiscriminately dropping, you know, bombs on civilians to kill terrorists. >> right. >> has long-term implications for us. we're going to be paying for as a country for decades to come. >> there's a short-term benefit, but the long-term consequences that people not liking americans are feeling that america isn't back to predator nation. >> it's beyond that. you kill my 4-year-old daughter, i don't just not like you. >> yeah. >> i spend the rest of my life trying to destroy you. and that's happening. again, it's not just happening in countries where we have declared war. we're now going into country after country after country. and i guess, rick, what i don't understand is where are the civil liberties lawyers, the constitutional lawyers that were so concerned during the bush administration, for good reason, about how far we push the boundaries in the war on terror? where are those people now that we are killing innocent civilians across the world? >> well, we're still
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
on the job. >>> new this morning from pakistan shiites in the city that was hit yesterday by several terror attacks that killed 120 people they are refusing to bury the dead. it's a protest to demand that the government do something to protect them from attacks by sunni extremists. >>> in less than an hour from right now a very critical meeting agains between president obama and hamid karzai. as kyla campbell reports the outcome could determine how many american troops come home this year. kyla. >> reporter: dave more than 60,000 u.s. troops are in afghanistan right now. president obama has not determined how many will leave the middle east this year. the u.s. war on terror in afghanistan officially ends next year. u.s. and nato forces are set to leave by the year of 2014. this year afghan forces are supposed to take the lead in security and that means thousands of u.s. traps could return home. but president obama is open to keeping anywhere from 3,000 to 15,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan. after the end of the war next year. the u.s. leaders want to make sure afghan officials can run their
NBC
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
tried to kill in pakistan. 15-year-old molala esusa was shot in the head. keir simmons reports a miraculous recovery. targeted by the taliban because she spoke up for the rights of women. doctors say the bullet grazed her brain but described her as a strong young woman. she will recover her recoveries with her family in britain. her father, mother and younger brothers are all here. she's to undergo reconstructive surgery in late january or early february. the pakistani government is paying for her treatment, and her father has been given a job, appointed education attache. >>> an american eagle pilot was arrested just before takeoff this morning at the minneapolis/st. paul international airport. the pilot smelled of alcohol before he boarded the plane. dural preflight checks, the pilot was given a breathalyzer test and he was arrested. the flight was delayed. >>> a battery-powered toothbrush and luggage caused travel backups today. workers at air trance hear a the terminal reopened about an hour later. >>> more than two months as soon as superstorm sandy devastated parts of new
NBC
Jan 5, 2013 6:00am EST
not a fishmonger from pakistan? his catchy "one-pound fish" has hooked people into the new year. it's reeled in more than 16 million views on youtube and already an itunes hit. >> chuck bell's favorite song on his ipod. also, buzz words to look for in 2013. >>> speaking of twitter, tweets may only be 140 characters, but that apparently doesn't lessen their historical significance. the library of congress has collected about 170 billion tweets in the last two years. what's likely to be the most noteworthy, the very first tweet posted back in 2006. librarians say they're working on a way to store and search all the messages. >> it never goes away. it will always be there. >> sounds like a future trivia question. what was the first tweet ever? >> i don't know. >> exactly. that's why it's a very good trivia question. >> wasn't the first e-mail ever like merry christmas? >> maybe. >> i think it was. >> anyway, we're off to a cold start on a saturday morning. looks like it's going to be a relatively good weekend for anything you want to do outside. this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon look great.
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
in pakistan in years, at least 115 people were killed in a series of bombings. more than 80 were killed after the bombing of a billiard hall, another 100 people were gerald there. earlier in the day there was an explosion at a religion on you gathering. >> gerry sandusky wants a new trial. he was once an assistant football coach at penn state university, convicted of child abuse over many years. he made his first public appearance in three months in a courtroom, where hess lawyers argued he did not get a fair trial the first time around. they told the judge they did not have enough time to prepared after prosecutors turned over an overwhelming amount of material at the last minute. sandusky is serving 30 years in prison for 45 counts of child abuse. he says he is innocent of all the charges. >>> tonight there are reports that a pod of trapped killer whales in canada's frozen north may have been freed overnight. the weather is the reason. >>> a bot of killers whales may have freed themselves. tribal elders say a break in the weather created a break in the ice, frees the trapped whales. is the
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
, a backlash against the united states and countries like pakistan and egypt. i think the majority of that is military. but there is a very powerful sentiment in those countries that those people do not like us. they take our money and then they burn our flag. let's just cut them off. obviously, there have been resolutions introduced and so forth. talk a little bit about how you respond or you think the country ought to respond to that very powerful sentiments. >> i think the common thread is the al qaeda and its affiliates and the threats that poses to the world from the standpoint of stability and peaceful transition of government. and we are reminded of that almost every day. it sweeps across the middle of the world, starting in indonesia and going through northern africa and now moving down through the sub sahara parts of africa. this is a threat that has enormous implications. we have seen at ignoring that threat as we did in afghanistan, pre-9/11, leads to some dire consequences potentially for americans. it is true that the american public is worried, but we are reminded eve
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
pakistan. that's the words for police there. it's just the latest apparent attack on aid groups providing vaccinations against the crippling disease polio. trying to sterilize muslims. they say the program is simply a cover for he is pee espionage. one the three nations where polio is is still a big problem. the attack happened in the same providence where militants shot and wounded this 15-year-old girl who had spoke out in support of women's education. she is still recovering in a hospital in great britain. a rescue helicopter crashes into the sea while crews were trying to save a swimmer. our top story as we go around the world in 80 seconds. brazil, it happened just off the shore from a popular beach in rio de janeiro. amateur video shows the chopper plunging into the water after officials say an engine failed. all four crew members and a swimmer managed to get out without any major injuries. south africa. flames ripped through a crowded settlement, killing at least three people near cape town. officials say the worst of the fires broke out in the early morning hours while people were
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
countries, including iran and pakistan. so right now it would be interesting to see what exactly is being discussed. at the most as we both now, america wants to leave afghanistan for the most part but the afghans feel america needs to stay. >> after president karzai met with different members of the senate yesterday, he was asked a very interesting question. but the lack of answer is the most telling. take a look. >> what kind of force would you like to see left in your country? >> thank you, everybody. >> i was told by the organizer of the senate to keep quiet after this one. >> thank you, everybody. >> told by the organizer to keep quiet on that and get a pat on the arm there by mitch mcconnell. proposed keeping 15,000 troops in afghanistan. the president hasn't made it clear exactly where the numbers are going to be. do you expect there could be a full withdrawal and won't be any type of -- left behind as atia is reporting. >> i don't think so. i think the zero option is a diplomatic bluff if you like, setting up the negotiations that are taking place right now as we speak, i think th
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
at the moment. afghanistan, iraq, the covert campaigns in pakistan and yemen and generally we don't see civilian suffering on the front pages of the newspaper and doesn't lead the nightly news so it's important for americans to moe what their wars mean to people overseas. >> yeah. nick, i mean, we are rightly aware of -- you know, we have the vietnam memorial in washington. you have those 59,000 names there. incredibly emotional and moving experience and if you have family members or those your family knew just to walk by and see that's a moving experience. i do wonder sometimes if in this country we don't think enough about the other side of conflicts like this. you are talking about the atrocities in vietnam. you can also talk about the -- think of gulf war in 1991. very few american casualties and lots of iraqi casualties in 1991. think about the sanctions in the 1990s. hundreds of thousands of deaths that can be linked to that, think of afghanistan and the drones. do you think we really are sensitive enough to just sort of the implications of the kinds of deaths that just, you know, follow f
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
, pakistan, north korea whh hashe bomben like iran and that is just ticking away. there's the egypt problem, there's what's going on recently in algeria and so forth. so i think the theme here for president obama is going to have to be i need to smoke the peace pipe domestically in this country with the political opposition and i need to work and develop friendships abroad and develop some overall strategy for dealing with this very dangerous lull. >> rose: just drill down on that temperament for the president who had an overwhelming electoral victory. >> i think franklin roosevelt would have disagreed. he said the election of 1936 was a great landslide and gave him the opportunity to define his opposition during that campaign. he said they're unanimous in their hate for me and i welcome their hatred, the economic royalists. so i think what roosevelt would have said on the other side would have been if you begin to define them before americans reach their own conclusion that can be a big weapon especially for a second term president who is going to encounter these institutional constraints.
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